The Tryon Downtown Development Association proudly announces its first scheduled “Tryon Gallery Trot” of 2012 on Saturday, Mar. 24, from 5 to 8pm. Join 10 participating galleries, businesses and restaurants for opening art receptions, music, and special events. Participating businesses are Richard Baker’s Studio, The Book Shelf, Bravo Outdoor Marketplace, Green River Gallery, Kathleen’s, The Pine Crest Inn, Skyuka Fine Art, Tryon Painters & Sculptors, and Upstairs Artspace.
Future Trot dates are: May 12th, June 23rd, August 11th, September 29th, and November 3rd-mark your calendars!
Find “Tryon Gallery Trot” on Facebook, or go to (www.downtowntryon.org) for more information, e-mail Kim Nelson at (firstname.lastname@example.org).
A few of the scheduled events are:
Richard Baker Studio continues to demonstrate his commitment to painting scenes of the Foothills and will be exhibiting his new works of 2012. Richard’s oils proudly depict the beauty of “Our Back Yard”.
Skyuka Fine Art hosts an opening reception for “Historic Tryon Artists.” This show features famous artists who were part of the historic Tryon artists’ colony such as Homer Ellertson, Lawrence Mazzanovich, Elizabeth Paxton Oliver, Amelia Watson and Will Henry Stevens. The art has been contributed by area dealers and collectors.
Also opening is Tryon Painters & Sculptors’ exhibit “Green Piece”; fascinating two- and three-dimensional art made with recycled materials and reused or found objects. Many outstanding artists present their imaginative, clever and fun pieces that are environmentally friendly.
The Upstairs Artspace has a major exhibit “Artists Among Us: 100 Faces of Art in Spartanburg” showcasing art in many mediums by a dazzling number of Spartanburg’s finest artists.
Vines & Stuff is featuring the porcelain work of Tiffany Gipson, a Southern Highland Craft Guild member, and the clay pottery of Claude Graves of Little Mountain Pottery.